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University of Sheffield’s Factory 2050 to be opened

HRH The Duke of York is going to open the University of Sheffield’s Factory 2050, the UK’s first fully reconfigurable collaborative research facility dedicated to digital assembly and flexible component manufacturing. Teams at…

Focus on precision toolholders

Toolholders are usually known to be critical components in the precision machining process, designed for being more precise than standard ones. Like the parts they are used to create, precision toolholders are machined…

The rise of aluminium drink bottles

Leading bottlers increasing the usage of “DWI Bottle Cans” as premium packaging, which allows for improved freedom of design. As Drawing and Wall Ironing (DWI) is used in production of bottle cans, they…

A succesful year for DMG Mori

DMG MORI completed the financial year 2016 with an intake of € 2,369.9 million VS the € 2,282.8 million result of the previous year. Despite challenging macroeconomic conditions, DMG Mori achieved the highest…

Using laser beam technology to cut blanks

Using laser beams instead of heavy dies: Daimler has commissioned two laser blanking lines at its Kuppenheim plant. Both the lines, which are meant for the serial production of compact vehicles, can be changed…

Blm Group’s products for laser cutting

Today, 3D laser (tilt) cutting is a reality regardless of the resonator technology (CO2 or Fiber), for straight or bent tubes up to as large as 610 millimetres (24”). The LT8.10 automated laser…

European biggest aerospace castings facility

A new castings facility has been opened at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). Construction of the furnace for the AMRC Castings Group was completed last year and in the…

New members joining to Trumpf’s group management

Trumpf is expanding its Group Management increasing the number of group managing directors from five to six. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop (58) and Christian Schmitz (57) are going to join the company’s most important managing board. Both…

Weerg launches e-commerce in English

Weerg has opened the e-shop in English language. The first e-commerce, that offers online CNC manufacturing with free budgeting in real-time, with the new platform in English language weerg.com expand its own frontiers…

Global steel market will reach $865.5 billion by 2020

At the end of 2015 the global steel market reached a value of $753.4 billion in 2015, with a negative compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.2% in the last four years. China…

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